There's a lot going on at USGBC and GBCI. See some of the news you may have missed with our monthly recap:
The deadline to submit a proposal and apply to become a review has been extended to Dec. 15, 2017.
Greenbuild Europe offers a forum for the green building community to unite and address pressing issues such as air quality, human health, energy use and global climate change. It's also a great place to network and learn about new technologies. In addition to attending, you can engage with Greenbuild on a deeper level as a presenter or as part of the review team for sessions.
Share your knowledge at the 2018 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Europe. As the world’s largest green building exposition of its type, Greenbuild provides a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business and address our world’s most pressing problems. In April 2018, for the first time ever, Greenbuild International Conference is coming to Europe.
Sustainability leaders and professionals to convene in Berlin for Greenbuild conference dedicated to green building
New certification system combines sustainability, social equity and human experience with technology and analytics at the citywide level
Savona, Italy – (31 July 2017) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the creators of the LEED green building rating system, and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the organization that certifies all LEED projects globally, announced that Savona, Italy, which is home to more than 62,000 people, is the first city in Europe registering for its LEED for Cities program.
London—(July 3, 2017)—Investor Confidence Project Europe, a global underwriting standard for developing and measuring energy efficiency retrofits, announced its Investor Ready Energy Efficiency™ (IREE) certification is now being applied to energy efficiency projects across industry, street lighting and district energy. The certification was previously only available to the building sector. The expansion is made possible through funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program.
Last week, GBCI, the certifying body for all projects participating in the globally recognized LEED green building rating system, opened its newest office in Europe. LEED certification continues to grow throughout the region, and I am pleased to take on the role of director for the GBCI Europe office in Munich.
GBCI Europe to facilitate LEED and other sustainability programs in Europe
Latest version of LEED in Europe is sector-diverse, with technical solutions designed by and for the European market